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A birds-eye view of the globe, with a student touching it.
February 6, 2017
The Perkins Globe started as a teaching tool for students like Helen Keller, and 180 years later people still want to touch it.
Five Perkins students stand on stage in Roman costumes.
February 1, 2017
A lack of vision has never stopped Perkins students from performing some of the world’s greatest plays.
A student speaks with an employer at the Work Experience Open House
January 30, 2017
Students who are blind practice essential job-search skills at Perkins’ Work Experience Open House.
An advertisement hanging inside a subway car
January 27, 2017
New MBTA ad campaign from Perkins highlights the incredible talents and abilities of people with blindness.
Mariam Shenoda of Egypt and a Perkins student.
January 25, 2017
Mariam Shenoda plans to use her experience in the Educational Leadership Program to help Egyptian children with deafblindness.
A man in glasses and a blue button-down shirt sits in front of a bulletin board full of papers.
January 23, 2017
What I do: Behavior analyst Zach Bird helps students overcome behavioral problems so they can learn and thrive.
A living room in a bright, sunny house
January 20, 2017
Simple, inexpensive modifications can make your home safer for loved ones living with visual impairment.
Jaimi Lard greets people taking a tour of Perkins School for the Blind
January 17, 2017
Jaimi Lard, who is deafblind, answers questions about what it’s like to live without vision or hearing.
A woman holding an iPhone standing behind a podium addressing an audience
January 13, 2017
Mass Innovation Night’s crowd honors Perkins’ smartphone app that helps people who are blind locate bus stops.
Four popular Perkins Library books and a digital audio book player.
January 11, 2017
Library patrons enjoyed books about dastardly criminals, enigmatic sports stars, larger-than-life historical figures and more.

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